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James Gordon "Jim" Murray
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1934
Death: Jan. 14, 2013

Murray, Jim

Passed away on Monday January 14, 2013 at the People Care Centre, Tavistock. Jim resided in New Hamburg and was born there 78 years ago. He was the son of the late William & Dora (Quehl) Murray.
Beloved husband of Gywinith (Habel) Murray whom he married June 27, 1956. Loving father of Tom Murray, David & wife Annamarie Murray all of R.R. # 2 Mitchell, Mark & wife Kimberley Murray of New Hamburg, Ann & husband Jamie Patton of Waterloo. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Christopher, Dallas, Nicole, Marilla, Emily, Margaret, Will, Katie, Bethana, John, Kylie, Luc, Kara and great-grandchildren Riley and Evelyn. Remembered by his brother-in-law Ernie Ritz of New Hamburg, sisters-in-law Betty Murray of New Hamburg, Katie & husband Tom Scott of Canmore, AB, Elizabeth & husband John Bell of London and Carol & husband Bruce Main of Plattsville and many nieces and nephews. Jim was predeceased by his sisters Jean & husband Eugene Hofstetter, Chris & husband Dick Ritz, Betty Ritz and brother Bob Murray.
Jim was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, New Hamburg and the New Hamburg Concert Band and honourary member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 532 New Hamburg. Jim served on the New Hamburg Board of Trade in different capacities. Jim owned operated Murray's Food Market and Clothing, with his brother Bob. Now his son Mark is carrying the Clothing and Footwear business.
Family and friends may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg on Wednesday January 16, 2013 from 7-9 p.m. and again Thursday January 17, 2013 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.. A private family interment will take place before the funeral service at Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg. The funeral service will take place on Friday January 18, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, New Hamburg with Pastor Andre Lavergne and Pastor Ann Anderson officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church (Gywin Murray Church Music Scholarship Fund) or the Wilmot Family Resource Centre.
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  William Ewart Gladstone Murray
  Dora Quehl Murray
  Christine Murray Ritz (1924 - 2005)*
  Betty Murray Ritz (1925 - 2012)*
  James Gordon Murray (1934 - 2013)
*Calculated relationship
Riverside Cemetery
New Hamburg
Waterloo Regional Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Created by: Allan Dettweiler
Record added: Jan 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103599214
James Gordon Jim Murray
Added by: Allan Dettweiler
James Gordon Jim Murray
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Dear Mrs Murray, i am very sadden to hear about the death of your husband,my deepest sympaty to you and your family.I dont know if you can remember me, but we were frinend way back (since 2001). This is a public place so i wouldn't say much but if you or ...(Read more)
- Joanne Samuels
 Added: Feb. 28, 2013

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